Kara Brock

Kara Brock (born Mar. 29, 1974), is an American television and film actress, who is perhaps best known for her recurring role as Regina Foster on the television series, The Parkers, where she portrayed a sorority sister nemesis to Kim Parker (Countess Vaughn). She was born in Long Beach, California, but was raised primarily in Kansas City, Missouri. She is the younger sister of writer/producer Mara Brock Akil.


Early Life
Kara was raised in Kansas City, Missouri where she graduated from Raytown South High School. After high school, Kara attended the University of Kansas where she pursued her degree in Theater Arts. In 1994, she moved out west to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting and transfered to California State University - Los Angeles to finish her acting studies. Kara is a graduate of California State University – Los Angeles, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Theater Arts.

She began her acting career in 1996 with a recurring guest star role of Sara on the television show Moesha, followed by notable guest star roles on television comedies Sister Sister, Grown Ups, The Jamie Foxx Show, and Girlfriends. Kara has also guest starred on the television drama Party of Five where she played a stripper, Dusty, during their final season. She has also appeared in the film Love & Basketball.

Kara was actually pregnant during the taping of the series finale of The Parkers where her character announced she was expecting and the father may have been Freddy (Kel Mitchell). In 2004, Kara appeared in a Nestle print ad while 8 months pregnant with her first child. Shortly after giving birth, Kara guest starred on Crossing Jordan, ironically playing a clerk at a cryobank. Kara has also appeared in numerous commercials, most notably for the American Cancer Society.

Personal Life
Kara is married to military and technology consultant Joseph Bustos. The couple met via the online internet dating site, Match.com. They have 1 child together, Nora Simone (3). She is currently expecting their second child together. Kara is also a step-mother for Joey (11), an avid martial artist who can also be seen demonstrating his skills in the mixed martial arts action indie film, Maximum Cage Fighting.

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